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Gary Ackerman

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Executive director of the Western Power Trading Forum

Gary Ackerman on KCRW

Four people were killed and 37 homes were destroyed when a natural-gas pipeline blew up with so much force that a 28-foot section landed 100 feet away from the crater left by the…

The San Bruno Explosion: Could It Happen Here?

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